CHARLIE SHEEN: Charlie Sheen's lawyer has filed a $100 million lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the troubled actor's former bosses, records show.
Sheen has been battling an addiction to drugs for some time and has given numerous bizarre interviews in the past few weeks, during which he ranted about his employers at "Two and a Half Men," his family and various ex-girlfriends, as well as joked about his substance abuse and bragged about his own importance.
His erratic behavior prompted the producers of his show to cancel the rest of this season, then fire him. It is unclear whether the show will continue without Sheen.
His longtime publicist also quit recently, while his estranged wife, Brooke Mueller, requested a restraining order against him and his children were removed by police from his home.
The lawsuit Sheen's lawyer filed Thursday accuses "Two and a Half Men" creator Chuck Lorre and Warner Bros., the show's producers, of breach of contract, People.com reported.
Sheen is asking for more than $100 million for the loss of his salary, as well as those of the crew, in addition to punitive damages.
In the court documents, Sheen claimed he endured years of Lorre "humiliating, harassing and disparaging" him. Sheen also said Lorre penalized him for complaining after Lorre allegedly refused to write scripts to complete the 2010-2011 season.
"Warner Bros. capitulated to Lorre's egotistical desire to punish Mr. Sheen and to stop work on the series for the rest of the season," People.com said the lawsuit states, "and used its powerful public relations machine to create a myth to justify their conduct by wrongly blaming Mr. Sheen."
LINDSAY LOHAN: Actress Lindsay Lohan, who is accused of stealing a $2,500 necklace, has declined a plea deal with prosecutors in Los Angeles.
E! News said the 24-year-old "Mean Girls" and "Freaky Friday" star maintained her innocence to the felony grand theft charge during Thursday's court appearance.
Her probation violation case will be heard concurrently with a preliminary hearing set for April 22, E! News said. The judge overseeing the hearing will determine if there is sufficient evidence to go to trial.
Lohan is on probation for a 2007 driving-under-the-influence conviction.
An interim hearing has been set for March 25. Lohan is only required to appear if she plans to accept the prosecutors' deal, which includes six months of jail in exchange for a guilty or no contest plea to the theft charge, E! News said. If she plans to take the deal, Lohan and her attorney must inform prosecutors by March 23.
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE: U.S. singer-actor Justin Timberlake and actress Jessica Biel Thursday confirmed they have ended their four-year relationship.
"Addressing the media speculation regarding Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake's relationship, we are confirming that they mutually have decided to part ways," representatives for Timberlake and Biel said in a joint statement. "The two remain friends and continue to hold the highest level of love and respect for each other."
"It was mutual," one source told UsMagazine.com. "Jessica is doing well."
Timberlake co-starred in the Best Picture Oscar nominee "The Social Network."
Biel's film credits include "The A-Team," "Easy Virtue," "Blade: Trinity," and "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry." She also was a cast member of TV's "7th Heaven."
KEIRA KNIGHTLEY: British actress Keira Knightley is to lend her voice to the character of Tinker Bell in the four-hour live-action TV movie, "Neverland," Syfy said.
Knightley is best known for her work in the films "Pride & Prejudice," "Love Actually," "Atonement" and the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise.
She will soon be seen in the prequel to J.M. Barrie's classic "Peter Pan," written for the small screen and directed by Nick Willing.
Syfy described Knightley's Tinker Bell as "a magical tree spirit whose strength and powers are put to the test when her colony within Neverland's treetops is endangered."
The "Neverland" cast also includes Rhys Ifans, Anna Friel, Bob Hoskins, Charles Dance, Raoul Trujillo and Charlie Rowe.
Knightley will record her role this spring, Syfy said. "Neverland" is to air on the network in December.
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